SeniorFest 2017

Date: March 21 2017Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Chowan University
One University Place
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

A Senior Adult Event at Chowan University

Featuring Bean & Bailey

America's New Comedy Duo

Plus, enjoy informative Breakout Sessions, Entertainment, and Lunch! 

Registration fee is $14 per person and includes Program, & Lunch.


Schedule at a Glance

9:30 - 10:00 am -- Registration (McDowell Columns Building)

10:00 am -- Morning Session

11:15 am - 12: 15 pm -- Breakout Sessions

  • Advance Care Planning: The most important conversation we’re not having. Vicki Dougherty, Community Outreach Coordinator Vidant Health
  • Chair Yoga: Enjoy the benefits of stretching and mental relaxation by learning yoga poses with the support of a chair. Light physical activity will be involved. Bonnie Boone, certified Yoga Instructor
  • Don’t Sugar Coat It -Let’s Prevent Diabetes: Learn the latest strategies for preventing and managing diabetes. Terry Koch, RN, Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital Diabetes Case Manager and Telehealth Nurse
  • Christians of the Holy Land:  In the region where Jesus was born and lived, Christians make up only 2% of the population. Hear from a Holy Land native about the beauty and the struggles of being a Christian Palestinian. Nicola J. Khoury, Associate Director of Admissions at Chowan
  • Inside the mind of Christian Millennials: Join Chowan Campus Ministry in a panel discussion with college students to learn how to minister with the millennial generation. Mari E. Wiles, Minister to the University and Drew Phillips, Associate Minister to the University
  • Scams, Fraud, and Seniors: Scammers and con-artists often target seniors. Learn how to spot a scam and reduce your risk of identity theft. Caroline Farmer, Deputy Director, Victims and Citizens Services N.C. Department of Justice
  • Write Your Life Story: Spending just 5-10 minutes a session will allow you to share your life with those you love the most.  Cynthia Nicholson, PhD, Dean, School of Arts and Science and Associate Professor of English

12:30 pm -- Lunch and Afternoon Session (Thomas Dining Hall)

2:30 pm -- SeniorFest Concludes

Category: Alumni and Friends